Shiraz, Iran Newswire

Shiraz, Iran Newswire

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  1. Tourism on the rebound in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Jazeera

    As part of its 20-year economic plan, Iran is aiming to host 20 million overseas tourists annually by 2025 [Behdad Mahichi/Al Jazeera] When the video Don't Go To Iran first hit the internet this spring, the title made some Iranians fear it would be yet another effort to taint the country's image. But it was quite the opposite.

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  2. Iran embraces visitor with warm welcome, bazaars, mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Philly.com

    For many years, I read about the rich history of Persia and yearned to see the wonders left behind in Iran, but when I told my friends I wanted to visit Iran, they thought I was crazy. They didn't believe it was safe, or they thought Iranians would be hostile toward Americans.

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  3. Iran's Conservatives Lash Out at New Female Fashion TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's anti-vice squads, also referred to as the morality police, are particularly busy in the hot summer months when Iranian women wear lighter clothes and are less observant of the mandatory hijab. But this year the squads are focusing on a new "threat:" women wearing clothes with large English words on them.

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  4. Uncharted territory: European hotel chains venture back into IranRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | SNL Financial

    Several international hotel chains have spotted a golden opportunity in Iran following the practical lifting of sanctions earlier this year. Once a destination for only the most intrepid travelers, Iran is now courting the mass market, and hopes to boost international tourism arrivals from 5 million in 2014 to 20 million per year by 2025.

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  5. 'Iran Oil & Gas Report Q3 2016' PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | PR-inside.com

    Gas production and consumption will see a substantial ramp-up in 2016 due to new phases of South Pars increasing gas availability. The lifting of sanctions in January 2016 will allow for oil production to increa se by around 7 00,000b/d by year- end.

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  6. Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Quits after Years of State Harassment and ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Payvand News of Iran

    Constant pressure and harassment by Iran's Judiciary and security establishment have forced a human rights lawyer to leave her profession. Giti Pourfazel-who spent nearly 10 years representing political prisoners and their families, usually for free-has submitted her resignation to Iran's Bar Association .

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  7. Iran extends visa on arrival to 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran has increased its visa on arrival extension from 1 month to 3 months, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicraft Organization Director Masoud Soltanifar announced. For the time being, citizens of 190 countries can obtain visa on arrival at the country's airports with one-month validation, he added.

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  8. Love saves revolution tale A strong performance from Adrien Brody counters authenticity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Yahoo!

    I doubt that One Nation's Pauline Hanson had a chance to take in a preview of Septembers of Shiraz during the election campaign, which has seen One Nation swept back to the centre of Australian political life. If she had, this melodramatic adaptation of Dalia Sofer's international bestseller about a family of wealthy Jews who become targets during the Iranian revolution might have encouraged her to amp up her anti-Islamic rhetoric.

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  9. Iran's aging air force faces spate of fighter crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Times of Israel

    Iran's air force is seeing an increasing number of crashes and equipment failures as the Islamic republic struggles to stay relevany with aging, outdated technology. On Tuesday Iranian state TV said an air force Sukhoi-24 crashed while on patrol near the southern city of Shiraz.

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  10. Air Force photograph by Alex R. LloydRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Aerotech News And Review

    The 388th Fighter Wing's 12th F-35A Lightning II is towed from a hangar at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Hill's Ogden Air Logistics Complex recently completed modifications on the 12th aircraft, which will give the 388th FW and Reserve 419th FW the minimum number of aircraft required to reach "initial operational capability," or combat-readiness.

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  11. News Briefs - " July 11, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Aerotech News And Review

    Iranian state TV says an air force Sukhoi-24 has crashed while on patrol near the southern city of Shiraz, and that the two pilots ejected and survived. The July 10 report did not say what caused the fighter jet crash, but said an investigation is underway.

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  12. Iranian fighter jet crashes, pilots surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Iranian state TV says an air force Sukhoi-24 has crashed while on patrol near the southern city of Shiraz, and that the two pilots ejected and survived. Iran signed a contract with Moscow in February to purchase a newer version of the Russian-made fighter jet, the Sukhoi-30.

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  13. Iranian hardliners tie BSU to spy networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Star Press

    Iranian hardliners tie BSU to spy network Conservative news sources call American educators infiltrators, spies Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/29zmxC7 MUNCIE - In June of 2015, Ball State University professor Ken Holland joined a delegation of senior U.S. higher education representatives on an educational diplomacy trip to Iran. Nine months later, a group photo of the delegation - at the center of which stands Holland - was published on the Mashregh News online website affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, above a caption reading, "Photographing with American spies in Iran."

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  14. Brody (Isaac) is arrested and tortured.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Age

    As I write, cinephiles around the world are mourning the death of the great Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami , few of whose films were ever released in Australia. Under such circumstances, it's harder than ever to have much tolerance for the woefully titled Septembers of Shiraz , a wildly inauthentic American melodrama about the 1979 Iranian revolution, shot in Bulgaria by the Australian director Wayne Blair with Hollywood stars in the lead roles.

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  15. Septembers of Shiraz review: The Iranian revolution as American melodramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    As I write, cinephiles around the world are mourning the death of the great Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami , few of whose films were ever released in Australia. Under such circumstances, it's harder than ever to have much tolerance for the woefully titled Septembers of Shiraz , a wildly inauthentic American melodrama about the 1979 Iranian revolution, shot in Bulgaria by the Australian director Wayne Blair with Hollywood stars in the lead roles.

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  16. What lies above: Stunning photographs reveal the beautiful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Daily Mail

    Finally, a reason for a selfie stick! A smiling sloth climbs its way to internet fame after holidaymaker snaps him from above as he clings to a tree branch Britain's best driving roads: From amazing avenues to picturesque passes, the stretches of tarmac that'll take your breath away Don't flush the loo roll and never finish your food or you'll seem rude: 25 potential culture shocks from around the world Life of the last hunter-gatherers: Candid images reveal the nomadic people of Nepal - who live in forests and eat monkeys From a scarf that doubles up as a neck cushion to a laptop charger the size of a lipstick: The innovative new travel gadgets you need this summer Hungry for Pixie Puffs and Cheeri Owls? Harry Potter fans can have breakfast in Hogwarts' Great Hall this summer Thinking of a holiday in America? Let social media be your guide! The 20 US vacation spots photographed the most ... (more)

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  17. Babies Switched at Birth: Two families on emotional roller coaster over nurse's grave mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Payvand News of Iran

    On a popular show called Mah-e Asal that goes on air in Iran during the holy month of Ramadan, one true story went quite viral this year. Two families learned the hard way that their babies were switched at birth after passage of almost a year.

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  18. Changing perceptions of rich culturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Yahoo!

    'Forget everything you think you know about Iran. Forget everything you have read.

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  19. HafeziehRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | TrekEarth

    There are many who consider this modest work as the greate masterpiece of Persian Literature. His tomb in Shiraz is visited by so many admirers that it may be regarded as a shrine.The celebrated Hafez was born in Shiraz in 1326 A.D. in Shiraz.

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  20. Gay Iranian refugees in limbo after Istanbul terrorist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Washington Blade

    Three gay refugees from Iran are unable to fly to Canada in the wake of the June 28, 2016, bombing at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. Three gay refugees from Iran are unable to leave Turkey because of Tuesday's terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.

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